Know More About Three Different Types of Diabetes

One of the fastest growing diseases in the world, diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease in which the body either does not produce or does not fully utilize insulin. Due to high sugar levels in the blood,many other health complications may occur. There are three major types of diabetes which include the following: Diabetes 1 (Insulin Dependent Diabetes) Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the beta cells ...

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Learn the Basic Facts about Depression

We all experience unhappy moments at some or the other point of life. Depression is a mental affliction in which a person experiences mood swings, feelings of hopelessness, insomnia, suicidal thoughts, and can lead to suicide attempts, frustration and helplessness at not being able to break out of it. Depression disrupts the normal activities of a person’s life and affects people of all ages, be it children, adolescents, and young ...

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Proven Treatment for Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic afflictions plaguing the world today. Though proper medication is required to control blood sugar levels, 80 % of patients diagnosed with diabetes can ameliorate their condition with proper exercise and by following a healthy diet. As a matter of fact, just exercising and healthy eating habitscan help patientsdeal with many other conditions. The existing medical organizations regard diabetes as incurable,thereforecurrent treatment focuses on ...

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Join PMCs Weight Loss Program and Enjoy Life!

With warmer weather around the corner everybody is anticipating more outdoor activities. Getting in shape to enjoy the outdoors, and going outdoors to get in shape are now complimentary. If you or somebody in your family is overweight, then we at Punjabi Medical Center, serving Austin for over 25 years, are committed to helping you regain a healthy body and revitalize your life. Now that the kids are back in ...

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Preventive Measures of Cough Allergy

A very common affliction, the common cold accompanied with coughing, is the most prevalent cause of sickness in the world. Over a billion cases are diagnosed every year, just in the U.S. Fortunately, one of the most annoying symptoms, the coughing, is easy to cure. Yet coughing on a constant basis is a cause of concern and is indicative of some type of illness. As a matter ...

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Anti Aging Hormone Replacement Therapy in Austin

Aging is a natural process.  But it doesn’t have to be. It is possible to slow down the appearance of aging, and keep looking younger for a longer period of time. In anti-aging research, hormone replacement therapy has seen several breakthroughs, especially in the use of Human Growth Hormone, or HGH. As we age, our body's ability to produce and release certain hormones decreases. Our hormones regulate our metabolic rate and ...

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Should the Internet be your Doctor when you get Sick?

How many of you Google your symptoms before checking with your doctor? A recent survey showed that as many as 60 percent of people turn to the Internet to diagnose their problem. Though the Internet can be a great source of information, it is often better to see a doctor when ill, as a wrong diagnosis might cause unnecessary worry. For many people, the Internet has become their first medical opinion, ...

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When should your child visit the doctor?

Flu season is still here, and it is taking its toll on AISD and neighboring school districts.  It isn’t just a seasonal issue; parents constantly have to decide whether their child has a school-test-related headache, or if there is an underlying medical problem. In the March 1st issue of the Wall Street Journal, an article by Melinda Beck, (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704615504576172311079669134.html), provides some useful guidelines to help parents ...

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Hypertension – High Blood Pressure – A Prevalent Problem

Recent surveys have shown that nearly one in every three adults in the US has high blood pressure, and this condition can affect almost all adults as they age. The cause is often unknown and can be affected by one’s diet and habits, especially smoking, as well as family history. This disease does not present any outward signs or symptoms, but can cause severe health problems such as heart attacks ...

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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

High Blood Pressure is also known as hypertension and that is exactly what the word means: hyper= high and tension= pressure. The condition has been called the silent killer because it does not have any signs or symptoms that are obvious, and it can be found in almost every age group. In fact, many of the people who do know they have hypertension discovered it ...

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